Saturday, September 20, 2014

This and That September

The past month has been a busy one for me.
It was mostly spent with family.
Spending time with the grandchildren and their  families.

Spending time with my DH and his airplane.
Here we are at a gathering in Illinois.  Quite a flight from Georgia.
I also managed to get a little quilting done.
If you have any young girls around you know how popular the characters from "Frozen" are.
I made these two little quilts for the granddaughters.

My September Benjamin Biggs block all stitched.






Last months Noah and Matilda blocks.




I have also started stitching on the Di Ford Mystery quilt.
I must say I am not loving this one because of the difficulty I am having getting all this broderie perse appliqué   to fit in the space allowed.


Happy stitching,
Nancy

16 comments:

  1. Lovely spending time with family - I'm always happy to do that! You have made great progress - beautiful applique blocks!

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  2. Your broderie perse is quite lovely! Wonderful to have family time.:)

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  3. Tierna entrada !!!
    disfrutar de la familia y los nietos es maravilloso
    los bloques preciosos, grandes trabajos
    siempre compartes
    saludos

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  4. Great family snaps and I just love the colours of hubby's airplane! All of your BB and Noah Matilda blocks are just beautiful, your fabric choices are A1.

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  5. Beautiful plane! Looks like fun. : )
    I'll bet those "Frozen" quilts are a hit!
    Your applique looks beautiful. I enlarged each one and had a good look. I marvel at those of you who can do this--and do it so well!

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  6. Spending time with grand kids and family is the best. Beautiful plane, what an exciting hobby. Your appliqué blocks are all so pretty.

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  7. Great plane! Is it a Stearman? My dad just sold his Stearman and I was so disappointed. Your Di Ford looks wonderful!!

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  8. Gorgeous bi-plane! What fun for you both...I miss those days when my own DH was flying and we would go on adventures.
    Your Benjamin Biggs block is lovely - I am trying to catch up. And your other applique blocks are really coming along too.

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  9. So nice to see you have started on the Di Ford Mystery too, and the beginning of it looks quite promising. But you are quite right, it is a real challenge to get all the broderie perse tucked between the bows of the center... I really love your new blocks of Benjamin Biggs and Noah&Mathilda too (which are on my wishlist, especially N&M).
    Kind regards from Holland, from Ageeth

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  10. Wonderful to hear you've been spending time with your beautiful family! Hubby's plane is quite a beauty too.

    Your Noah & Matilda blocks and Ben Biggs are all quite stunning! Your work is always gorgeous! I think you are off to an awesome start on your Di Ford quilt too.

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  11. I love seeing the family pictures! Your blocks are all so pretty. I especially like the Noah and Matilda blocks - always such pretty fabric combinations. Thanks for sharing!!

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  12. Loved seeing what you've been up to. What an airplane and what a ride! You appliqué is super as always. I had a hard time fitting in the BP appliqué pieces too, but I added what I could and it turned out okay.

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  13. Oh, wow!! What a super cool plane!! How fun to spend time with family - sooooo important!! And of course your blocks are as always . . . fabboo!!

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  14. your grandchildren are so sweet and handsome.
    How cool that you and your husband fly that biplane.
    Even though you had problems with the last block it sure is pretty.

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  15. Your blocks are beautiful! It is always so lovely to spend time with the family.

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